Several tokusatsu actors began their careers in one competition: the Junon Super Boy Contest. On November 25, 2018, the finals for the 31st Junon Super Boy Contest was held.
Among the guests were:
- Shu Watanabe (渡部秀) – Eiji Hino/Kamen Rider OOO
- Takumi Kizu (岐州匠) – Lucky/Shishi Red of Uchu Sentai Kyuranger
- Atsuhiro Inukai (犬飼貴丈) – Sento Kiryu/Kamen Rider Build
- Hiroki Iijima (飯島寛騎) – Emu Hojo/Kamen Rider Ex-Ai
- Gaku Oshida (押田岳) – Geiz Myoukouin/Kamen Rider Geiz in Kamen Rider ZI-O
- So Okuno (奥野壮) – Sougo Tokiwa/Kamen Rider ZI-O
Also appearing on stage were Tomohiro Ichikawa (市川知宏) and Yoshihiko Hakamada (袴田吉彦).
The former winners watched as a new Junon Super Boy was announced. The participants had to show off talents, but were also treated to special performances.
The winner of the 31st Junon Super Boy Contest was Hiroki Matsumoto (松本大輝), age 19, from Hokkaido.
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